Volunteer Training Day – March 19th 2014

Pembrokeshire & Teifi Rivers Trusts with West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre are running a VOLUNTEER TRAINING DAY on MARCH 19th at the WELSH WILDLIFE CENTRE in CILGERRAN.

The theme for the day is invasive non-native species (INNS); Identification and the role of volunteers in species recording and future actions to combat INNS.

The morning will consist of presentations from Ant Rogers,

Pembrokeshire Biodiversity Partnership’s Biodiversity Implementation Officer, and from Colin Russell, manager of West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre.  Gill Wislocka of Cwmdeithas Llandudoch will also speak about community approaches to invasive species.  Following lunch there will be an (optional) opportunity to view the Teifi Marshes Reserve with a guided walk with reserve ranger Howard Jones and the Rivers Trust will provide a demonstration of river invertebrate monitoring.

The day begins at 9.30 for a 10 o’clock start; refreshments (tea, coffee and biscuits) will be available on arrival.

Entry is free to all attendees; please bring a packed lunch or the café at the Reserve will be open for the purchase of meals.

Stout shoes (probably wellies!) are advisable for the afternoon walk.

The event is planned to end around 3.30.

To help us gauge numbers attending or to have further information please   contact Glyn Jones, glyn@afonyddcymru.org, mobile 07964 271316.

Download the event poster HERE.


The Cleddau Trail Map

The Pembrokeshire Rivers Trust Cleddau Trail takes you on two 'Source to Sea' river journeys. Follow the Western Cleddau Trail to discover unspoilt natural habitats, home to migratory salmon and sewin, kingfishers and other wildlife. The Eastern Cleddau Trail follows the flow of Pembrokeshire's rainwater as it becomes drinking water.


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